District 3 - Kristi Ah You

Councilmember Kristi Ah You is married to Bart Ah You and together they have six children, and three grandchildren. Kristi is a lifelong resident of Modesto and considers Modesto her home. Bart and Kristi enjoy spending time with family and friends, traveling and living an active healthy life style.  

She was elected to the Modesto City Council in 2015 and currently services as Vice Chair of the Great Safe Neighborhoods and Effective Government Committees.  

Kristi Ah You' s additional contributions to our community and participation include:  Past President of the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Employee Foundation; Past Board Member for the California State Coroners’ Association; Previous Member of the Stanislaus County Death Review Team; Project Coordinator of “Keeping Infants Sleeping Safe,” in partnership with Stanislaus County Department of Public Health; Past member of the Stanislaus County Child Abuse Prevention Council;  Salvation Army Advisory Board; and the Stanislaus County Office of Education Leadership Academy Board. Kristi participated in a vocational and cultural exchange and traveled to Chennai, India as a participant in the Group Study Exchange through Rotary 5220, sponsored by Modesto Sunrise Rotary. 

Kristi accepted the position as Managing Partner. of Franklin & Downs Funeral Homes in November of 2011. Kristi graduated from the San Francisco College of Mortuary Science and received an Associate's degree in Mortuary Science and later earned a Bachelor's degree in Business Management and is currently pending a Masters in Forensics. She considers it an honor to be in a position of serving others, and providing quality servant leadership to her team and our community.

Committee Appointments


  • Safety and Communities Committee, Chair
  • Finance Committee, Vice-Chair
  1. Click it or Ticket Campaign Starts Monday

    To help keep drivers and passengers safe, Modesto Police Department is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket. The national seat belt campaign will take place May 21 through June 3, concurrent with the busy travel season. Read on...
  2. Upcoming bicycle and pedestrian safety operation

    Extra officers will be on duty patrolling areas where bike and pedestrian traffic and crashes occur in an effort to lower deaths and injuries. Read on...
  3. DUI Enforcement Operations Planned this Weekend

    Officers from the Modesto Police Department’s DUI Enforcement Team will be deploying this weekend to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers in the Department’s ongoing traffic safety campaign. Read on...
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